Kurkuray chaat is an Instant hit recipe. If you want something Chatpata and mazedar than try this recipe. You can use any flavor of Kurkuray and give a surprise to your guests.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Kurkuray (any flavor)  2 large packets.
  • Chickpeas Boiled  1 cup
  • Yogurt  beaten 1 cup
  • Tomato  cut in small cubes  1
  • Onion rings
  • Coriander leaves  2-3 tbsp
  • Green chilies 1-2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Chat masala as required
  • Tamarind Sweet sauce  as required

METHOD:

  • Add salt in yogurt and mix well.
  • In a bowl add chickpeas , kurkure and toss them. Now pour yogurt on it.
  • Add onion rings, tomato, coriander, green chilies , sauce and chat masala.
  • Serve immediately, kurkure will become soggy with time.
  • Enjoy tasty Chat with family or friends.

This recipe of chat is one of the famous recipe of chat in Karachi. Last year I have tried it very first time. Now sharing this recipe in this Ramazan to add some flavor in your iftar. This recipe is taught by chef Shahid.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Chickpeas 1 cup
  • Mint leaves  2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves   2 tbsp
  • Green chilies 1 tbsp
  • Yogurt  1 cup
  • Cumin seeds  1/4 tsp
  • Garlic 1 clove
  • Bread crumbs 4 tbsp
  • Tamarind 3/4 cup
  • Chat masala 1 tsp
  • Black salt  1tsp
  • Corn flour 4-5 tbsp.
  • Oil  2-3 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder  1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Ajino moto/ chicken powder/ chicken cube 1 tbsp
  • Yellow food color/ zarda color 1/4 tsp
  • Onion Rings
  • Papri

METHOD:

  • Boil chickpeas by adding salt and ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp in water. Cook till soft and tender. Leave 1-2 cups of water of boiled chickpeas.
  • Make Raita first. Add yogurt, green chilies, mint leaves, coriander, Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp, salt, garlic clove 1, bread crumbs in a grinder and make smooth paste. Set aside. Bread crumbs will give thickness to your raita.
  • Now Tamarind/Imli Chutney. Soak Tamarind in 4 glass water and remove seeds, strain and separate pulp. Now add chat masala and black salt. Mix well. Set aside. You can make this and keep it in freezer for a month.
  • In a pot add oil , cumin powder, turmeric, salt, red chili powder, coriander powder and ajinomoto. Stir well add few drops of water too. Now add chickpeas with 1 cup water. Add food color.
  • Mix food color in water and mix in chickpeas. Cook till become thick.
  • Now pour in serving dish, sprinkle onion rings, Raita, Chutney, Papri, Chat masala and serve it.
  • Yummmm.
  • Chat lovers you should try as soon as possible 🙂

LONG CHIRE MLong Chiray…. a unique name with unique recipe, in fact for me. In Pakistan you will see Dehli families making these on special parties. Special sauce which they serve with the Chirays is so delicious and different in taste.

INGREDIENTS FOR LONG CHIRAY:

Gram flour/ basan3/4 cup
All purpose flour/ maida1/4 cup
Baking soda1/4 tsp
Garlic paste1/2 tsp
Saltto taste
Zarda color optional , pinch

METHOD:

  • Make a paste of gram flour with all ingredients. Paste should be like normal  basan phulki paste.
  • Fry in oil and soak all in water for 5 minutes.
  • Squeeze water carefully.
  • Arrange in a serving dish.
  • You can add zarda color in batter, in original recipe they used it.
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INGREDIENTS FOR SAUCE:

Talhar mirch / dry whole chili1oo g
Amchor/ dry mango/ tamarind pulp100 g or to taste
Garlic cloves7-8
Saltto taste

METHOD:

  • Wash talhar mirch and dry mango/ amchor, soak in water overnight.
  • Next day add all ingredients of sauce in blender and make a fine paste.
  • You can substitute ingredients like I have used tamarind pulp instead of Amchor, because it was not avalible in my city. You can take whole red chilies instead of Talhar mirch.
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ASSEMBLING:

  • Pour Sauce on arranged Chiras in a serving dish.
  • Add onion and fresh coriander.
  • Sprinkle chat masala, if you like.
  • Serve and enjoy.
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BUTTERSCOTCH CREAM CHAT MCream fruit chat is one of a very common recipe in Pakistan. This recipe is copycat of Chef Arshad’s recipe with my own twist. You will get a crunchy and toffee like taste in your chat.

INGREDIENTS:

Mix fruits as needed
Cream (milk pack or whipy whip)as needed
Butter scotchas needed
Butterscotch sauceas needed
Icing sugarto taste
Sprinklesas needed

METHOD:

  • Cut fruits (banana, apple, pineapple, cherries or you can take cocktail fruit as well ) in small pieces.
  • Beat cream and add Butter scotch and butterscotch sauce in it. For making both at home you can click the link below and get the recipe : BUTTER SCOTCH & BUTTER SCOTCH SAUCE
  • Adjust sugar according to your taste.
  • Add fruits and keep in refrigerator.
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  • Serve cold.
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  • Add sprinkles for kids 🙂
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kulian mToday is the first day of Ramazan 2017. My sincere wishes for all Brothers and sisters. May you be blessed,by the love of Allah,and be guided by Him,in all that you do!
My first recipe on first day of Ramazan is an inspirational one and very simple. In Karachi, Bahadrabad you will get this chat. But you can easily make it at home and inspire your guests. Serve after assembling, will look more scrumptious.

INGREDIENTS:

Potatoes4-5 medium
Boiled chickpeas1 cup or as needed
Mint Raita1 cup
Imli /tamarind sweet n sour sauce1/2 cup or as needed
Chat masalaas required
Crushed chiliesas required
Chopped vegetables
(Tomato, onion, coriander, mint)
as needed
Seveoptional, as needed

 

METHOD:

  • Boil potatoes but should not be very soft and tender. Remove skin and scoop out center part carefully with spoon.
  • Sprinkle crushed chilies and chat masala on potatoes.
  • Mix all vegetables in a bowl.
  • Assemble kulian by adding chickpeas, vegetable,  imli chatney and raita.
  • You can chick Recipe of Raita here: MINT RAITA
  • You can get the recipe of Imli Chatney here: SWEET AND SOUR IMLI CHATNEY
  • You can serve as I have shown in the picture too.
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  • You can prepare every thing In the morning and assemble just before serving.
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BLACK CHANA CHATPATI CHAT

black chana chat mI have posted few recipes of Black Chickpea Chat earlier, which were my family recipes but here I am sharing a recipe which I have saved from a group and it is so delicious.
You can also check these recipes:
SPICY BLACK CHICKPEA CHAT
BLACK CHANA CHAT

 

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INGREDIENTS:

Boiled black chickpeas1/2 kg
Boiled potatoes 3 large, cut in cubes
Salt to taste
Shakar/ jaggery2-3 Tbsp
Tamarind paste1 cup
Red chili flakes1 tbsp
Fennel seeds1 tbsp
Cumin seeds1 tbsp
Whole red chilies6
Red chili powder2 tbsp or to taste
Whole coriander seeds1 tbsp
Turmeric powder1/4 tsp
Onion1 small, sliced
Curry leaves6-7
Oil1/2 cup
Coriander leavesas needed
Green chiliesas needed
Lemon juiceas needed

METHOD:

  • Dry roast 1 and half tbsp gram flour, salt, whole coriander, cumin seeds, red chili powder, whole red chilies and turmeric powder.
  • Add saunf/ fennel seeds in roasted spices and grind all.
  • Soak tamarind with shakar / raw sugar and mix well. You can microwave for 1 minute to dissolve sugar.
  •  Now add oil in pot and saute onion for few seconds, add curry leaves and stir. Now add grinded spices and tamarind pulp in it, mix all well.
  • Add chick peas and potato (boiled)  Mix well. Add salt, crushed red chilies and a little amount of water.
  • Let it simmer for few minutes.
  • Sprinkle coriander leaves and green chilies.
  • Chat should be saucy, if you feel dry than add water and cook for few minutes.
  • Squeeze lemon juice before serving.
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CREAMY FRUIT CHAAT

fruit chat mThis is a versatile Cream Chaat, which you can make with any fruit and dry fruit’s addition will give a unique taste to this chaat. Try my recipe today with a little twist.

INGREDIENTS:

Mix seasonal fruits2 cups
Cream (Haleeb, milkpack)1 packet, 250ml
Milk1/4 cup
Condensed milk1/4 cup or to taste
Nutsas needed
Red jelly1 packet

METHOD:

  • In a bowl add cream and milk, mix well now add condensed milk and mix.
  • Cut all fruits and add in cream.
  • You can add cocktail fruit tin also. But i have used all seasonal fruits. (apple, banana, pineapple, mango, grapes)
  • Transfer in serving dish.
  • Prepare jelly and drizzle on chaat.
  • Before serving Sprinkle nuts.
  • Refrigerate it and serve chill.
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DHORAJI KI CHANA CHAT

dhoraji chatDhoraji is a famous place in Karachi, where mostly Memon community is living. Dhoraji is famous for its Chat , Falooda , gola ganda and Bhel puri. I can’t forget the taste of Falooda of Dhoraji. I will share the recipe soon but today here is the recipe of famous Chat.

INGREDIENTS:

Black chickpeas/ kala chana1 and 1/2 Cup, boiled
Whole red pepper/ sabut lal mirch7-8
Cumin seeds2 tbsp
Coriander seeds2 tbsp
Talhar mirch/ Kashmiri mirch3
Tamarind pulp1 cup
Brown sugar/ shakar4 tbsp
Saltas needed
Ginger garlic paste1 tbsp
Curry leaves5-6
Oil1/2 cup
Coriander leaves and green chiliesfor garnish
Paprias needed

METHOD:

  • Soak chickpeas overnight and boil in the morning.
  • Dry roast cumin, whole coriander and whole red chili on a pan and then grind it.
  • Soak Talhar mirch (long red chili) in water for 2 hours. You can soak overnight too. Now in blender add Mirch, Tamarind pulp and brown sugar or shakar. Blend it to form a smooth paste.
  • In a pot add oil and add ginger garlic paste and Curry leaves, stir for few seconds. Now add Tamarind pulp and cook for few seconds.
  • Add dry roasted spices which we have made first. cook till oil separates.
  • Now add chickpeas and salt mix well. Let it cook for 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander and chilies.
  • Serve with Papri.
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azad chat mAll those who are resident of Attock City will agree with me that Azad Chat House is one of the best Chat shops in Attock, sweet and spicy chat will tantalize your taste buds. I am grateful to my Friend and relative Shazia Aunty, who taught me the copycat of Azad Chat. She taught me to make bondi in a different and unique style. Hope you will like her way of making Bondi. Pictures during demonstration are not clear because of low light in her kitchen. But end result I have captured after making Chat myself.

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INGREDIENTS FOR BASAN BONDI:

Gram flour/ basan1 cup
Red chili powder1 tsp
Saltto taste
Baking soda1/4 tsp
Oilfor frying

METHOD:

  • In a bowl add all ingredients and make a thick paste with water.
  • Set aside for few minutes.
  • Take a thick plastic bag and fill in bondi mixture.
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  • Cut  this piping bag from one side and drop small bondis in heated oil.
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  • Fry and spread them out on paper towel or on strainer.
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INGREDIENTS FOR CHAT:

Boiled chick peas/ chana1 cup
Basan bondi1 cup
Boiled potatoes1 cup, cut in cubes
Tomato , chopped1 medium
Onion, sliced1 medium
Green chilies, chopped2
Coriander leaves, chopped2 tbsp
Saltto taste
Sweet n sour Imli sauceas needed
Chat masala 1 tsp or to taste
Roasted and crushed cumin seeds1 tsp
Paprias needed

METHOD/ ASSEMBLING:

  • In a large bowl add chana , potatoes, tomatoes, sweet and sour tamarind sauce, chat masala, salt, cumin seeds, coriander leaves, green chilies, onion and in the end bondi.
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  • Beat yogurt and pour over chat. Yogurt you can use according to your taste. You want more saucy then use more yogurt.
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  • Toss all ingredients and pour Imli sauce, chat masala and papari.
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  • Serve and enjoy.
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  • For Imli sauce click this link:

SWEET AND SOUR TAMARIND SAUCE

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FRIED WHITE CHANA CHAT

chat mChat is all age favorite. A perfect healthy snack. I am sharing a very different and lip smacking recipe, try it and give me your feed back.

INGREDIENTS FOR CHANA/ CHICKPEA CHAT:

  • Chickpeas/ White Chana    2 cups, boiled
  • Potatoes                                  2 medium  , boiled and cubed
  • Onion                                      1 medium , sliced
  • Tomato                                   1 large, chop half and cut rings of half tomato.
  • Salt                                          to taste
  • Cumin seeds                          1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves                   as needed, chopped
  • Green chilies                          as needed, chopped
  • Oil                                             1/4 cup
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INGREDIENTS FOR CHATNEY:

  • Mint leaves                            1 cup
  • Coriander leaves                   1 cup
  • Green chilies                          3-4
  • Red chili flakes                      1 tbsp.
  • Tamarind/ imli  pulp           1/4 cup
  • Salt                                           to taste

METHOD:

  • First prepare chatney. In blender add all ingredients. Blend well and set aside.
  • In a pan add oil and cumin seeds, let them crackle and add chatney in it. Stir and add Chickpeas, fry for few minutes
  • Now add potatoes, tomatoes (chopped), onion (chopped), mix well and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with onion and tomatoes rings.
  • You can add more imli pulp according to your taste.
  • Serve hot.
  • Enjoy this delicious chat pati chat with a cup of tea.
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  • You can visit the link below for more CHATPATI Chaats recipes:
  •                                                                  CHAT CORNER
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LADO PETHIYAN

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Those who are living in Lahore must be familiar with this Chat PAti snack. This recipe is Shireen Anwer’s recipe. Hope you will try it.

INGREDIENTS FOR LADOO:

Gram lentil250 gms
Ajwaen1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds1/2 tsp
Saltto taste
Baking powder1/2 tsp

INGREDIENTS FOR APRICOT CHATNEY:

Dry Apricot125 gms
Water 1 cup
Saltto taste
Red chili powder1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds1/2 tsp
Sugar1/2 cup

INGREDIENTS FOR IMLI CHATNEY:

Dry dates (choare)6 nos
Tamarind pulp/ imli pulp 1 cup
Cumin seeds1/2 tsp
Red chili powder1 tbsp
Saltto taste
Vinegar1 tbsp
Jaggery/ gur1/2 cup

METHOD:

  • Soak gram lentil overnight.
  • In the morning add salt, ajwain, cumin seeds and baking powder in lentil and blend fine in blender.
  • Now fry them in oil and serve with chatneys or you can soak in water and squeeze water with hands.
  • Serve  with Chatneys , radish and onion slices.
  • For Apricot chatney add all ingredients in a pan with water and cook till soft. Remove seeds and grind. Sauce should be thick.
  • For Imli chatney soak dry dates over night and next day remove seeds and cook all ingredients in water. Grind them to make a smooth sauce.
  • Grate radish and carrot or cabbage , slice onion thinly and serve with pethian. You can use Chat masala and green chatney too.
  • Enjoy 🙂
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pulki mThis is a special recipe and different too. Last year I have posted Green masala phulki and you all liked it. Now presenting again a must try recipe.

INGREDIENTS:

Green coriander leaves1/4 cup
Green chili 1 large
Garlic clove1 large
Cumin seeds1/4 tsp
Onion1 small
Baking Soda1/4 tsp
Saltto taste
Red chili powder1 tsp or to taste
Gram flour1 cup
Yogurt1/2 kg
Saltto taste
Black Salt1/4 tsp

METHOD:

  • In a blender add onion, green chili, garlic clove, cumin seeds, coriander leaves, blend them with 2 tbsp water.
  • Mix this paste in gram flour and add more to make a thick paste. Add salt , baking soda and red chili powder too. Leave this for 15 minutes
  • Prepare yogurt by adding salt and black salt in it. Mix well. (you can use nestle raita also)
  • Heat oil and drop 1 tbsp gram flour mixture in hot oil. Fry till brown. Take water in a bowl and drop all dumplings in it for 5- 10 minutes. Squeeze water with hands carefully and arrange in a serving dish.
  • Make Green Chutney and Imli Chutney .
  • Pour yogurt on dumplings and then both Chutneys.
  • You can sprinkle Chat masala too.
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  • Serve.
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khate aloo mKhate aloo or Potato in tamarind sauce is one of the famous chat recipe in Pakistan. Very easy and delicious. Give this recipe a try 🙂

INGREDIENTS:

Boiled Potatoes2 large (cut in cubes)
Oil2 tbsp
Onion1 very small (chopped)
Rai (onion seeds)1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds(methi dana)1/4 tsp
Kalongi ( Negilla seeds)1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds1/4 tsp
Curry leaves3-4
Temarind pulp1 cup
Red chili flakes1/2 tbsp
Red chili powder1 tsp
Saltto taste
Green chilies and corianderas needed

METHOD:

  • In a pan add oil and add cumin , rai, kalongi, mustard seeds.
  • Let them crackle and then add curry leaves. Stir and add onion.
  • Sauté onion for few seconds and then add boiled potatoes.
  • Mix red chili flakes, salt, red chili powder in tamarind pulp and add in potatoes.
  • Mix well and then cover the lid for five minutes.
  • Add green chilies and coriander leaves chopped.
  • Serve it with sweet tamarind sauce and sev.
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STRAWBERRY CHAT

chat mStrawberries are all age favorite, I love to add strawberry with other fruits to make chat. Hope you will try it today.

INGREDIENTS:

Strawberries8-9
Fruits (seasonal)as needed or 1 cup
Sugaras needed
Black pepper1/4 tsp
Strawberry juice6-7 strawberries (blend in 1/4 cup water)

METHOD:

  • Wash and cut all fruits in small pieces.
  • Blend few strawberries with 1/4 cup water.
  • Mix sugar, black pepper and pinch of salt.
  • Mix well and add juice.
  • Keep in fridge for few minutes and serve.
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IMG_7004Black chickpea or kala chana chat is one of my favorite, This is entirely different recipe from my last year’s black chana chat recipe.This is a healthy and sinfully spicy and chatkharedar snack.

 

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INGREDIENTS:

Black chickpeas1 cup (you can increase quantity)
Crushed red chillies1 tsp
All spice powder1/4 tsp
Saltto taste
Cumin seeds crushed1/2 tsp
Sweet n sour tamarind sauce2 tbsp
Chat masala1 tbsp ( to taste)
Lemon juice1 tbsp
Potatoes boiled(optional)1 large.(cut in cubes)
Tomato1 large(cut in cubes)
Onion1 medium(cut in cubes)
Coriander leavesfew
Green chillies2

METHOD:

  • Soak chickpeas overnight, in the morning drain water and mix baking soda 1 tbsp and set aside for 1 hour.
  • Wash them with running tap water and boil them in pressure cooker (you can boil in a pot also).
  • Let them cool completely then add all ingredients except tomatoes and green veggies.
  • Mix them well and set aside. If you will give 1 hour so all spices and juices will penetrate in peas, my own experience..:)
  • Add tomatoes and veggies before serving.
  • Enjoy with lemo pani/ lemonade.
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Click for te lemo pani recipe  here:

LEMO PANI/ LEMONADE/ SKANJABEEN

FRESCO DAHI BONDI

maiThis special recipe was a gift recipe from my family friend Nuzhat Danish, Dahi bondi is all time favorite. Serve with papri and chat masala and enjoy with your family. Fresco is a famous bakery in Karachi and their Bondi is very popular . So here it is copycat of Fresco Bondi…..

INGREDIENTS:

Mong lentil1 cup (soak it for 4-5 hours)
Flour2 tbsp
Saltto taste
Red chilli powder1 tbsp
Baking soda1/4 tsp
Yogurt1/2 kg (Nestle will give you a perfect result)
Sugar2 tbsp or to taste
Black salt1 tsp

METHOD:

  • Grind , drained lentil , salt, red chilli powder ,soda with 2 tbsp water.Make a smooth paste ,add flour.
  • Set a side for few minutes and fry in oil.
  • Soak in water for few minutes and then squeeze water with hands.
  • In yogurt add black salt and salt .Add bondis in it and leave for few more minutes.
  • Serve with papri n chat masala.